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Anterior

Towards the front

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Apical

Towards the root end of the tooth

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Arch

There are 2 arches.
Maxillary arch -upper jaw
Mandibular arch- lower jaw

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Buccal

The surface of a posterior tooth facing the cheek

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Canal

A long cylindrical opening through bone containing blood vessels and nerves

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Cardiovascular

Heart, blood vessels, and blood

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Cervical

The line where the enamel-covered crown meets the cementum covered root

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Dentition

The general arrangement of teeth

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Dentition, deciduous

The first teeth to appear- baby teeth. There are 20 deciduous teeth

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Dentition, Permanent

The teeth hat follow the deciduous teeth -
Adult teeth

There are 32 permanent teeth

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Dentition, mixed

Arrangement of deciduous teeth and permanent teeth

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Distal

The surface of the tooth furthest from the midline of the face

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Foreamen

A naturally occurring opening or passage in bone or tooth through which pass blood vessels and nerves

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Foramina

Plural of foreamen

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Fossa

A depression or concavity in the tooth surface

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Incisal(edge)

The biting surface of the anterior teeth

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Inferior

Below or away front the head

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Labial

The surface of an anterior tooth facing the lip

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Lingual

The surface of a Mandibular tooth facing the tongue

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Mandibular teeth

The teeth contained within the sockets of the alveolar process of the mandible

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Maxillary teeth

The teeth contained within he sockets of the alveolar process of the maxilla

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Mesial

The surface of the tooth nearest the midline of the face

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Occlusal

The chewing surface of the molars and premolars

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Palatal

The surface of a maxillary tooth facing the palate

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Periodontium

The supporting tissues of the teeth which are the gingiva, cementum, alveolar bone and periodontal ligament

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Posterior

Towards the back

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Proximal

The surface of the tooth facing the adjoining surface of the next tooth

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Quadrant

Each arch is divided into a right and left half , therefore there are four quadrants

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Superior

Above or towards the head

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Suture

An immobile joint between two or more bones